Annotations for Using ISO 9001 in Healthcare : Applications for Quality Systems, Performance Improvement, Clinical Integration and Accreditation

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Authors Levett (chief medical officer, Physicians Clinic of Iowa) and Burney (director of quality improvement, U.S. Department of State and management representative for the ISO 9001 Management System) offer an explanation and overview of the ISO 9001-based quality management system (QMS) in healthcare organizations. The authors provide a background and introduction to the ISO family of standards and also cover clinical integration as facilitated by a QMS, using ISO 9001 as the basis for a performance improvement system, ISO 9001 at the State Department, and using ISO 9001 concepts in a community setting. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (